How Can You Help Your Fiance Become a U.S. Resident?
Love knows no barriers. If you have fallen in love with someone who is a citizen of another country, and you plan to marry that person, then your next big step will be gaining legal U.S. resident status for your partner. If you and your partner are engaged and plan to be married, there is a distinct set of steps you should follow to help him or her become a permanent resident of the U.…Read More »
Negotiating Personal Injury Settlement: 3 Factors That Adjust The Value Of Your Claim
Taking a personal injury case to trial can be tedious and troublesome. 95% to 96% of personal injury cases are settled before the trial. If the opposing party shows interest in settling the case, you and your attorney should sit down and calculate just how much the case is worth. This will depend on the economic and non-economic losses that were suffered, as well as many other factors. This article will look at 3 factors that might affect whether the value of your claim needs to be adjusted.…Read More »
How To Obtain And Retain A Liquor License: 10 Tips For Your Complete Success
If obtaining a liquor license is the central aspect of the success of your business, you need to make sure you dot every “i” and cross every “t” throughout the process of being granted that license and having it renewed each year. The following 10 tips condense the information you need to know to get this right. 1. Start The Application Process As Early As Possible No matter which state you’re looking to become licensed in, you’re likely to face a long wait following the submission of your application.…Read More »
4 Questions You May Have About Collaborative Divorces
In a typical divorce, the husband and wife may be so angry with each other that communicating is out of the question, but this is not always the case. If you and your spouse want a divorce are able to communicate and be decent to each other, you may be able to use a collaborative divorce. Not only is this a more affordable option, it also offers benefits that you will not get with a traditional type of divorce.…Read More »
What Should You Do If Injured In A Boating Accident?
If you’re one of the nearly 50 percent of Canadian adults who enjoy recreational boating each year, you may enjoy nothing more than a peaceful afternoon bobbing out on the water. However, sometimes these peaceful days can turn dark and choppy. If you’ve been injured in a boating accident due to another boater’s negligence or recklessness, you may be wondering about your legal options. Read on to learn more about the steps you should take following a boating accident.…Read More »
How Can You Minimize The Tax Implications Of Your Death?
If you’ve recently begun to plan the distribution of your assets after death through your last will and testament, you may be concerned about precisely what will be left to your heirs. After spending decades guiding your children or other younger family members through their early lives, the last thing you want to do is leave them with financial obligations or a hefty tax bill as your last “gift.” Read on to learn more about the steps you can take to streamline your estate and ensure that your heirs – not the government – most directly benefit from your years of hard work.…Read More »
Can My Facebook Posts Hurt My Divorce Case?
Facebook is a major temptation for a large percentage of the population. It’s where you go to brag about your kids or the party you crashed last night or the new job you just landed. It seems harmless enough, right? Wrong. In most cases, the posts you put up on Facebook for the world to see – and make no mistake, the world can see them – won’t come back to haunt you.…Read More »
Living Trusts: 3 Things You Should Know
Planning for the future often involves a visit to a lawyer that handles wills, trusts, and estates, and this is something everyone should do if they have anything of value. When you begin looking into these things, you may wonder if a living will is the right instrument for you to use in your planning. Living wills are great for many situations, and here are three things you should know about them.…Read More »
Who Do You Hire In Cross Border Personal Injury Cases?
If you have been injured due to the negligence of another, you may be entitled to file a personal injury claim. This may result in a settlement, but what happens if the injury happens when you are on vacation in the United States, and you are from Canada? Do you hire an attorney in the country you were injured in, or do you wait until you get home and hire an attorney in your home country?…Read More »
Registering An Out-Of-Province Vehicle In Ontario? Here's What You Need To Know
For many Ontario residents, the search for a new car often takes them outside of the province. Of the 21 million vehicles purchased in Canada each year, thousands are purchased by Ontario residents from dealerships and private sellers located outside of the province. The following offers a brief outline of the registration process for those who wish to purchase their vehicles from outside the province or, in many cases, outside of the country.…Read More »